Famous for its vast marina, the agreeable seaside resort of Saint Cyprien, situated on the Roussillon coast, is also well-known for its beautiful, long beach of fine sand, which extends over 6 km. It has everything to delight lovers of yachting in the Mediterranean, as well as those who enjoy sunbathing and water sports. A great number of organised outdoor activities are available on site, as well as the many events that take place in the summer.
Saint Cyprien has a significant natural and cultural heritage that attracts tourists from all over Europe.
The beaches are surely the most important tourist attraction of Saint Cyprien. They extend along the Mediterranean Sea to Saint Cyprien Beach. Program on this long stretch of fine sand, idleness, tanning, swimming or various water sports. Nearby, the marina, labelled Blue Flag for the quality of its water, can admire many boats and enjoy the terraces of cafes and restaurants. At this point, the fountain of the port cleans the water of the basin in addition to being decorative.
There are many heritage sites to visit as well. Built in the 18th century, on the remains of the old Romanesque church, the church Saint Cyprien offers 18th and 19th century furniture. Do not miss the church of St. Stephen Vilarasa Romanesque style. The François Desnoyer Collection, named after the country’s child artist, is a museum displaying paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries. To accompany the works of Modigliani, Utrillo or Eugène Boudin, the works of François Desnoyer are presented, while temporary exhibitions are organized regularly.
The warmest month of the year is July, with an average temperature of 24.3 °C. At 7.3 °C on average, January is the coldest month of the year. On average there are 108.13 hours of sunshine per month.
Saint Cyprien is a pleasant 40 minute drive from Perpignan Airport. From Montpellier Airport it is a 2 hour drive.